The simple, Southern Life catches a lot of flack in busier, more urban parts of the world, but it”s nothing to scoff at. Sure, it”s not as fast-paced as the hustle and bustle of the city, but that doesn”t make it bad.

In fact, we all could learn a few things from our friends in the country, especially when it comes to the jury-rigged contraptions they built to better simplify everyday life. What we have here are 32 examples of future entrepreneurs poised to change your life for the better, one hot dog in a condom at a time.

1. This seems like an elaborate trap by a dog to catch the postman.

This seems like an elaborate trap by a dog to catch the postman.

2. Love me some puddin”.

Love me some puddin

3. When you want Cinnamon Toast Crunch, you make the impossible possible.

When you want Cinnamon Toast Crunch, you make the impossible possible.

4. Cinderella, eat your heart out.

Cinderella, eat your heart out.

5. Problem solved. Beer protected.

Problem solved. Beer protected.

6. Who used up all the hot water?!

Who used up all the hot water?!

7. At least the CD drive is good for something these days.

At least the CD drive is good for something these days.

8. Dude, do you have to make everything yourself?

Dude, do you have to make <em>everything</em> yourself?

9. Looks stable.

Looks stable.

10. Hit a homer!

Hit a homer!

11. Umm, gross.

Umm, gross.

12. Touche, kids.

Touche, kids.

13. [Sad face].

[Sad face].

14. I don”t think she”ll appreciate this.

I don

15. HAHAHA.

HAHAHA.

16. Credit for trying.

Credit for trying.

17. Those tailgaters never saw it coming.

Those tailgaters never saw it coming.

18. I…umm…whoa.

I...umm...whoa.

19. Thinking outside the…wheel?

Thinking outside the...wheel?

20. Because Pop Tarts can solve any problem at 8 a.m.

Because Pop Tarts can solve any problem at 8 a.m.

21. Hey, don”t mock it “til you try it.

Hey, don

22. Fact.

Fact.

23. Umm, what?

Umm, what?

24. Please, go ahead. Far, far ahead.

Please, go ahead. Far, far ahead.

25. And for tonight”s top story: a stupid driver bites the dust.

And for tonight

26. Sigh.

Sigh.

27. Here”s what happens to old Doritos bags.

Here

28. Kids: when I was your age, this was A/C.

Kids: when I was your age, this was A/C.

29. The ultimate “green” transportation.

The ultimate

30. What can”t be solved with duct tape?

What <i>can

31. Bringing a new meaning to garage band.

Bringing a new meaning to garage band.

32. Props to you, sir.

Props to you, sir.